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 G . F Smith ColorPlan London Craft Week

Paper company G . F Smith have partnered with Yodomo to provide papers for our London Craft Week workshops.

Attendees of our book-binding, pajaki chandelier and linocut printmaking workshops at The Future Of Craft, will have the opportunity to work with some of the world’s finest papers, including a vibrant selection from the iconic Colorplan range.

About G. F Smith

For over 130 years, G . F Smith has been obsessed with the simple beauty and limitless possibility of paper. Their iconic Colorplan paper range is produced in England, advocating British craftsmanship and traditional manufacturing techniques.

Join us at The Future Of Craft, 8-12 May 2019

Yodomo’s workshop programme forms part of The Future Of Craft, a special event organised for London Craft Week 2019 by Oxo Tower Wharf, with collaborators Design Nation and Future Icons.

Last chance to book! Make something unique to take home with G . F Smith papers and these Yodomo workshops.


Linocutting, the Rude way
With Rude Studio

Master the art of linocut printing, with Abi and Rupert Meats from Rude studio. In this two hour workshop, you will learn the techniques behind the relief printing process, all whilst creating your own hand-printed designs. Linocut is an ideal introduction to printmaking, and with Rude's expert design advice, this workshop is suitable for beginners and experienced artists alike.

Founded in 1998 in East London, Rude has become known for their eye popping colourways, hand-drawn type and illustrative style. 

Workshop Details 

Friday 10 May 2019
2.00 - 4.00 pm
Tickets: £25 | Book Now



Make a Paper Pajaki Chandelier 
With Karolina Merska

Discover the traditional Polish craft of pajaki (pah-yonk-ee), and take home your very own paper chandelier. Over the course of a day,you will learn how to create a basic pajaki with five traditional 'kalinka' pom-poms, working with specialist materials including rye straw, tissue paper and paper discs.

Karolina Merska is a pajaki maker reviving the tradition. She has travelled extensively in Poland to unearth and understand the history of the pajaki, to meet the makers, hone her techniques and to help regenerate this lost art. 

Workshop Details

Saturday 11 May 2019
11.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tickets: £95 | Book Now



Introduction to Book Binding 
With Kate Rochester

Spend a relaxing afternoon learning how to make a hand-bound notebook, covered in the fabric of your choice. Over the course of two and a half hours, book-artist Kate Rochester will guide you through all the techniques and materials you need to make your own notebooks, so you can continue bookbinding at home.

Kate is also the founder of Hanbury Press, an independent press based in East London which specialises in hand-bound, limited edition books and printed papers.

Workshop Details

Thursday 09, Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May 2019
2.00 - 4.30 pm (Daily) 
Tickets: £48 | Book Now

View all Yodomo Workshops at The Future Of Craft

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